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ORTHOWORLD® Announces Robust Education Lineup for OMTEC® 2014, the 10th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference

FDA's Unique Device Identification (UDI) Compliance Takes Precedence Alongside Keynotes Featuring Michael Butler, CEO of Life Spine; Dirk Kuyper, CEO of IlluminOss; Robert S. Bray, Jr., M.D., CEO and Co-Founding Director, DISC Sports and Spine Center and Co-Founder and Inventor, RSB Spine

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ORTHOWORLD®, Inc., leading producer of strategic intelligence for the orthopaedic industry, announced its education curriculum for OMTEC 2014, the 10th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference. Slated for June 11-12 in Chicago, Illinois, OMTEC will corral nearly 1,000 industry executives from more than 200 unique companies and 16 countries.

"OMTEC's Advisory Panel prioritized the critical issues represented in the education lineup," commented Carolyn LaWell, Content Manager. "Proficiency in design for manufacturability, FDA expectations, supplier compliance and globalization solutions are consistently high-ranking areas for instruction and will be covered." Orthopaedic device manufacturers will need to comply with FDA's Unique Device Identification (UDI) rule by September 24, 2014 and OMTEC has recruited Karen Conway of GHX along with leaders of UDI compliance at Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson to bolster attendees' preparedness efforts.

"A new Knowledge Center on the exhibit floor will provide attendees with access to experts on device packaging design and testing, as well as global regulatory challenges related to raw materials," added Mrs. LaWell.

"Dozens of technical sessions, panel discussions and lectures offered in the classrooms and on the exhibit floor facilitate problem-solving amongst attendees, ensuring that folks return to the workplace with real, practical solutions for getting the right things done," stated Julie Vetalice, Content Coordinator at ORTHOWORLD. "OMTEC's 135 exhibitors play a key role in helping attendees maximize their new knowledge by partnering with them in the execution of new techniques," added Mrs. Vetalice.

A complete education lineup, list of exhibitors and list of registrants is available.

Founded in 1992, ORTHOWORLD is a highly specialized publishing firm offering strategic intelligence, integrated advertising and educational conferences exclusively to the global orthopaedic market. Its singular mission is helping orthopaedic companies and individuals improve their performance.

Contact: Carolyn LaWell
Phone: 440.543.2101
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